Microbial Metabolic Engineer

Rothamsted Research

Overview Of Role

Rothamsted Research is looking to recruit a postdoctoral researcher to work as a microbial metabolic engineer in the lipid metabolism group.

The aim of the work is to develop a single-cell platform for producing high value structured lipids with applications in human nutrition.

The post-holder should have a PhD qualification in a relevant scientific discipline and expertise in microbial metabolism and metabolic engineering. They should be proficient in microbial culture and molecular biology techniques and ideally they should also have experience of analytical techniques used for lipid analysis.
The position is a full time 1 year fixed-term contract in the first instance with a starting salary of £29842 to £32315 per annum.

Interviews are likely to held during the first week in September 2017.

Please contact Dr Peter Eastmond for informal enquiries, Email: peter.eastmond@rothamsted.ac.uk, Tel: +44 (0) 1582 938 184
About The Company

Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science. Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance, enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees. We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.
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